Why should educators consider integrating Web 2.0 technologies like social networking sites into their learning systems? According to the Nielsen survey or user’s habits, social networking sites have now eclipsed email use in popularity. In the UK, one in every six minutes of the average web user is spent at a social site, the report found. “Social networking has become a fundamental part of the global online experience,” said John Burbank, chief executive of Nielson Online.
If social networking has become the most popular and fundamental part of the global online experience, why shouldn’t it be part of our 21st-century learning systems?
How do/would you incorporate these media into a classroom or LMS-hosted learning system?
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